Walsh University, a private Catholic university in North Canton, Ohio is seeking qualified individuals for a full time Head STUNT coach. The Head STUNT coach will be responsible for the recruitment of the inaugural class for the 2023 season and launching all aspects of this program in collaboration with the VP of Athletics and Athletic Director. The Head Coach will work collaboratively with Undergraduate Admissions to ensure successful recruitment of students. Walsh University is a member of NCAA Division II and the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
Planning, organizing and managing all phases of the STUNT program including recruitment and retention of quality student-athletes.
Foster and support the overall growth and maturation of the student-athlete.
Supports the development of the STUNT program to improve skills specific to competition.
Manage the STUNT operating and scholarship budget.
Responsible for design and execution of practice and competition construction of season schedules and supervision of travel to away games.
Monitors academic progress to ensure eligibility with NCAA and Walsh University requirements.
Remain compliant with all rules, regulations, and policies set forth by the NCAA, G-MAC, and Walsh University.
Maintain and create fundraising opportunities for the growth of the program.
Establish community service initiatives and present a positive image of the University through participation in the community.
Contributes to the overall success of the Athletics Department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Failure to comply by NCAA Division II rules will be grounds for discipline and/or termination.
Other duties as assigned or required.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) of this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
The incumbent will be required to sit, walk, talk, hear, and see with both near and far acuity.
Must be able to effectively demonstrate different skills relating to football and be able to demonstrate proper weight training techniques.
The head coach should be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis.
The tasks involved with this position will be performed in a variety of environments, including an office environment, a classroom environment, and indoor and outdoor facilities. The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet to extremely noisy.
This role requires a flexible schedule and travel.
Applicants must submit a completed online application and any additional documents requested by the search/interview committee. This may include resume, unofficial transcripts, etc.
About Walsh University
Walsh University is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and passionate individual who is enthusiastic about the environment found on a private, values based, Catholic liberal arts campus. Walsh University believes in the desirability of a small university that promotes academic excellence, a diverse community and close student-teacher interactions. A commitment to the Judeo Christian tradition, diversity and service learning are critical to the mission of Walsh University. Walsh University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.
Required Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
Must understand and support the Mission, Vision and Code of Ethical Conduct of Walsh University, as a Catholic higher education university as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae, and possess the following:
Education: Bachelors Degree required.
Work Experience: 5 years of competitive cheer or STUNT coaching and recruitment experience.
Skills and abilities:
Professional demeanor and ability to interact with charity towards students, staff, faculty and parents. Positive attitude a must.
Effective communicate both verbally and in writing
Effective relational skills to build relationships with students and staff for the success of the program
A demonstrated ability to collaborate with a wide range of people and a demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems and complete projects
Microsoft Office skills are required, comfort with navigating software and databases
Candidates must have the ability to work independently and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are also a requirement
Walsh University successfully combines the personal attention of a small college with the academic resources of a flourishing university. Founded by the Brothers of Christian Instruction in 1960, Walsh University has grown from a campus of 2 buildings on 50 acres to a campus of 24 buildings and 136 acres with three satellite campuses throughout Northeast, Ohio; an MAED program in Uganda, Africa; and a campus just outside of Rome, Italy in the Pope’s summer home of Castel Gandolfo. In recent years, Walsh has experienced phenomenal growth, featuring new state-of-the-art classrooms, labs and residence halls. Walsh students can choose from 53 undergraduate major programs; 7 graduate programs, including one of Ohio’s only Doctorates in Physical Therapy, a new Master of Science in Nursing (2011), and a new Doctorate of Nursing Practice (2011). With 3,000 students from 15 states and 17 countries, Walsh’s enrollment has grown 75% since 2002. Walsh is one of only 111 universities nationally named a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Walsh was also one of only 10 universities in Ohio to be listed in the College of Distinction annual college guide and was re...cently included in the prestigious Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College. In addition, for the second year in a row, Walsh is listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll which celebrates exemplary commitment to service and volunteering from institutions of higher education.